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SAKS FIFTH AVENUE FORMS LOCAL CHARITABLE PARTNERSHIPS NATIONWIDE

New York, NY (January 16, 2012) — This February, Saks Fifth Avenue will give 5% of all registered purchases made with a Saks Fifth Avenue credit card back to charity.  The donations will benefit certain local organizations, keeping support within each Saks Fifth Avenue store’s immediate community.
 
“Saks Fifth Avenue is committed to our local communities.  We appreciate our customers’ charitable involvement and look forward to giving back locally with this exciting and newly implemented national program,” Steve Sadove, Chairman and CEO, Saks Incorporated, said.
 
Customers may select which local charity from Saks Fifth Avenue’s roster they wish to allocate their 5% contribution. Registration is one simple step at point of sale linking the customer account with their chosen charity.
 
Saks Fifth Avenue Houston has partnered with the following charities from February 1 to 29, 2012:
 
CancerForward:  The Foundation for Cancer Survivors, a networking and educational resource for cancer survivors, embracing those living with, through and beyond cancer diagnosis.


Hermann Park Conservancy, a citizens' organization dedicated to the stewardship and improvement of Hermann Park — today and for generations to come. 


The Children’s Assessment Center, provides a professional, compassionate and coordinated approach to the treatment of sexually abused children and their families and serves as an advocate for all children in our community.


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, is dedicated to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.


Texas Alzheimer’s Research & Care Consortium, a collaboration between five of the state’s leading medical research institutions to improve early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Saks Fifth Avenue Houston is location at 5115 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056. Store hours are:  Monday - Saturday, 10AM - 9PM; Sunday, 12PM - 7PM
 
Saks.com will also be supporting the program, with 5% of online purchases made using a registered Saks credit card, being donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
 
About Saks Fifth Avenue
 
Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s preeminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, , jewelry. cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 46 full-line stores in 22 states, 2 licensed stores in the Middle East and 2 licensed stores in Mexico City, 61 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and saks.com, the company’s online store.

Eleanor Banco
212-451-3954
Author: Eleanor Banco
Phone: (212) 451-3954
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